Pick-up carrying unknown chemicals rear ends a parked construction truck
Monday at approximately 10:21 AM officers of the Grand Forks Police Department were dispatched
to a motor vehicle crash involving injury in the 1100 block of 47th
that a 1999 Dodge pickup driven by Cole Deboer of Crookston, MN was driving east on 47th
the 1100 block. Deboer’s attention was distracted and the vehicle he was driving struck a legally parked
construction truck. Deboer suffered injury in the crash that required transport to Altru Hospital. His
condition is not known. Both vehicles involved in the crash suffered extensive damage. Deboer was cited
for failure to have vehicle under control. Altru Hospital and Grand Forks Fire Department assisted the
GFPD on this crash.
The Grand Forks Police Department would like to remind drivers to always be aware of their surroundings,
avoid being distracted and drive defensively.